Doxology (S.M.)

Glory, O Father! be

Author: James Montgomery
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Glory, O Father! be,
To Thee, and to Thy Son,
And to the Holy Spirit--Three,
In name, in Godhead One.
As 'twas ere time begun,
As 'tis, and yet shall be,
While everlasting ages run,
On through eternity.

Sacred Poems and Hymns

Author: James Montgomery

James Montgomery (b. Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1771; d. Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, 1854), the son of Moravian parents who died on a West Indies mission field while he was in boarding school, Montgomery inherited a strong religious bent, a passion for missions, and an independent mind. He was editor of the Sheffield Iris (1796-1827), a newspaper that sometimes espoused radical causes. Montgomery was imprisoned briefly when he printed a song that celebrated the fall of the Bastille and again when he described a riot in Sheffield that reflected unfavorably on a military commander. He also protested against slavery, the lot of boy chimney sweeps, and lotteries. Associated with Christians of various persuasions, Montgomery supported missio… Go to person page >

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First Line: Glory, O Father! be
Title: Doxology (S.M.)
Author: James Montgomery


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Sacred Poems and Hymns #358

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